• BALLOTS MAILED TUESDAY – front page (photo)/B5
  • Cle Elum hiring law firm to investigate complaint brought on city employee – front page/A3
  • Firefighter missing, last seen in Roslyn – front page
  • Robbery in Cle Elum, suspect in custody front page


  • Congress proposes 340,000 acres off-limits to mining
  • National Oatmeal Day
  • Speeding: A deadly mistake for teens
  • WA stocks 915,000 Trout
  • Best wildlife crime film
  • Ellensburg woman hurt on Hwy 10 after a bad overtake attempt
  • Medical episode causes crash
  • Roslyn driver injured in State Route 903 crash
  • Driver falls asleep and rolls on I-90 outside of Ellensburg
  • WSP investigating rollover crash involving South Cle Elum resident
  • Drive-Thru flu vaccination in Ellensburg relocates
  • Five Oklahoma residents involved in Easton rollover
  • Drunken driver causes I-90 crash Oct. 12 near Easton
  • Cle Elum’s Ryan Smart injured in Hwy 10 crash
  • ELECTIONS: Introducing candidates for County Commissioner and Superior Court/A7
  • Unemployed Veteran hiring program underway
  • Construction on I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass to wrap, WSDOT pleased with progress
  • Gerth’s legacy: 20 years in habitat restoration (photo)
  • County releases annual docket amendments to Comp Plan
  • Minimum wage increases to $9.53 in 2017
  • Open Enrollment [healthcare] starts Nov. 1


  • Frankly Speaking – Mushrooms are among us – and many are not friendly fungi
  • Letter: Voter suppression (Margaret Walsh – Kittitas County)
  • Letter: Upper County Port District – the worst idea I’ve heard (Deborah Parish – Roslyn)
  • Letter: Secretary of State Wyman counters election rigging accusations


  • Halloween fun is just around the corner
  • Pouring brews in the pouring rain – Mountain Ale Festival (photos)
  • As many as 500 crabs consumed by hungry mob (photos)
  • Fond farewell Frank, welcome Lily
  • CWU sets first-year enrollment record
  • Public Health Alert for Costco chicken salad product
  • Old Asian spirits bottle found in Cle Elum (photos)
  • Suncadia homeowners partner with Kittitas Conservation Trust
  • State’s Poet Laureate draws attention to Poetry Pole phenomenon
  • SALUTE TO SENIORS: The ecoh of a grandmother – Judy Peterson (photo)
  • TRIB AROUND THE WORLD: Seattle Seahawks game with BJ & CeCe Badda, Diane Chambers and Tim Cooper


  • Robert Oliver Barker, 1936 – 2016
  • Gay Lynn DeVere, age 75 (Memorial Service)


  • CER Warrior runners solid at Goldendale; Three finish in top 10
  • Warriors [football] get 37-8 victory over Highland – (photo)
  • Mary Fudge garners National Merit honor – (photo)
  • Athlete of the Week: Dakota Fields (Thorp)
  • Student of the Week: Faith Larsen (Thorp)
  • Soccer drops close one to Naches, tied with Rangers for second – (photo)
  • Volleyball drops two more but still looking confident – (photo)
  • Entrepreneurs come in all sizes – and ages
  • Must-attend events at Easton School